Recent content by Gillian M

  1. Gillian M

    How to know when my tortoise turns itself over?

    @Yvonne G @Tom please help. Thank you
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    Whoo Hoo!!! Happy Birthday, Jacqui!!

    A belated happy birthday Jacqui. Hope it was a great one.
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    Happy Father’s Day

    Happy father's day to all dads on TFO.
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    Russian Tortoise Toys

    I tried it in the past. I placed a small bouncing ball in my tort's enclosure and watched, endlessly. As @wellington mentioned: my tort ignored it days on end. Therefore I got rid of the ball.
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    Turtle identification

    I believe that @ZenHerper is right. Here's a pic of one similar to it:
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    Is My Tortoise Sleeping Too Much?

    Oh Ed, thank you so much your kind and encouraging words. Was relieved to read your post. Thank you, Ed! I tend to worry so much due to the fact that I have never had a pet before, let alone a....tortoise! Let alone that, at times he struggles to get out of his enclosure. Now he's sleeping "24...
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    Is My Tortoise Sleeping Too Much?

    Yes, he does have lots of cover. However, the enclosure is indoors. It's much hotter in the striking sun. I give him a soak daily and if there's a heatwave then I soak him twice daily. And I spray his enclosure with water each and every day, due to the fact that the climate here is an extremely...
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    Is My Tortoise Sleeping Too Much?

    Yes, as I live in an apartment. Room temperature is about 27 degrees C as I mentioned. It's much hotter outside. Thanks a lot your help. Appreciate it.
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    Is My Tortoise Sleeping Too Much?

    Hi everyone. I have been terribly worried about my tort, lately. He eats and drinks well, thank God. However, (and despite the relatively hot weather), he sleeps literally all the time unless I take him out for a so-called "walk" or I take him out so as to soak him and feed him. Temperature here...
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    I think my male tortoise is sick, please help.

    Hope your tortoise is better today. Yes: I presume that you are going to have to order mazuri from abroad. I live in Jordan and I looked for mazuri in very many pet stores, malls and so on, uselessly. I was told that I would not find food for torts due to the fact that they live in they wild...
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    COLD DARK ROOM

    Goodness me. That must've been a nightmare. Hi. We're fine thanks, as the weather is getting gradually warmer. How are you? And how is Joe? Hope you're well.
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    COLD DARK ROOM

    Goodness me. That must've been a nightmare.
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    Kiki finally moves in!

    Love your tort's cute home. Well done!
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    Soaks

    Alright and thank you.
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    Soaks

    Indoors. When it's sunny (but not too hot), I take him out for a "walk.' That he really seems to enjoy.
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